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Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm PST
a $75 a year parcel tax. firefighters at the stations that closed didn't lose their jobs but instead filled vacancies at other stations or were reassigned. in martinez, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> fire investigators are looking for what sparked a blaze on a pier in crockett this morning. the fire was first reported shortly before 4 a.m. near the intersection of jackson street and loring avenue. contra costa fire boat battled the flames with help from the u.s. coast guard. there was an added concern about floating debris on fire, as well. >> the concern is floating burning debris that could get under the very large wooden pier that they have on the north side. >> fire investigators are calling the fire suspicious because the same pier burned just a couple years ago and because there's no electricity service there to point towards an electrical problem. >>> a big rig hit and killed a woman in cupertino this morning around 7 a.m. on foothill expressway near stevens creek. police say the truck was heading southbound when the woman tried to cross t
Jan 17, 2013 12:00pm PST
proposition 30 remains in effect. voters ainvolved the tax measure in november. some of the prop 30 revenues earmarked for higher education, but now the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their kids' college education, the lower their grades will be. uc sociology professor laura hamilton told the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make students fail out of college, but it's surprising because parents assume the more money they give, the better their child will perform in school. >> let the kids work! >>> latest census shows a shift in california's population. latin immigrants no longer make up the majority of the state's immigrant population. instead, it's immigrants from asia. 42% of immigrants coming to the state were from latin america, 37 from asia. a decade later, 57% from asia, more than two times the 22% that come from latin america. >>> well, it's green and a bit extreme. a new garbage collection program may be in store for palo alto
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